Hi Kids Commuters! We're glad you're back for another episode of Kids Commute from Interlochen Public Radio. It's Bernstein Week, and that means we're learning about the life and career of famous American conductor and composer, Leonard Bernstein. We've heard selections from his most famous composition, "West Side Story," and "Candide." Yesterday, we learned what inspired him to write a song cycle with the title, "I Hate Music." Today, we get a little more serious with the musical selection. "The Lark" was a play written about Joan of Arc. Leonard Bernstein was commissioned to write the incidental music for the 1952 play. Once we hear today's musical selection we'll give you the final hint for this week's Kids Commute Quizlet. If you've texted us the correct answer, you'll win a Kids Commute Prize Pack. Thanks for joining us for Kids Commute from Interlochen Public Radio.
French Choruses from "The Lark"
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Chorale/Conductor: Santa Fe Desert Chorale/Lawrence Bandfield